Tag: London

Should we all be talking about the riots on the streets of London

Now here is an interesting debate in the offing: Rosie Baker, writing at Marketing Week, is talking about Coco Cola, Old El Paso and Peacocks marketing and use of Twitter during the riots in London. There are many more serious issues at

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Prepaid gets people out of cars and onto buses

Prepaid and smart cards are contributing to the migration of passengers from the comfort of their cars and onto public transport buses. Well that appears to be the assertion. The Go-Ahead Group has reported a 7.2 per cent rise in passengers using

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London turns Underground commuting into a game

What’s this all about? Regular players might even be tempted to break one of the Tube’s greatest taboos, and talk to strangers on trains, in the hope of recruiting new members for their team. You never know. via London Turns

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Trains delayed

You know how we all feel when a train is cancelled, or there are roadworks or other travel delays? Well here is a fine example of simple communication that helps the public understand the work that is going on. With

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Marketing circumcisions

How on earth would you advertise your services if you were offering circumcisions? This is a synopsis of a Facebook conversation.  POST: Circumcision leaflets through your door as junk mail, welcome to London, E1.  POST: Are they advertising that they

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Best medium to large company

In the annual shareout of awards, The Stopgap Group(Stopgap, Rightstop, Fitzroy and Courtenay) won the award for “Best Medium-to-Large Recruitment Firm to Work For“. They collected the award at the big recruitment industry night, hosted at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, at the annual Recruiter Awards for

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Eat You Bastards

Ind Coope, Double Diamond and Skol Lager brand names are still visible behind the bar at The Coach and Horses, Romilly Street, London, W1. Amazing. These brands are all from the 70s; Ind Coope being the brewer of DD and

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